Spherio hosts Kendra Johnson, Froylan Sifuentes, Mary Masterman, and Amy Battisti-Ashe present a recorded talk by David Bacon on immigration (talk given on September 9th at the Jamaica Plains Forum and recorded by WMBR's David Goodman). In his talk, David Bacon shares first-hand observations on how the United States' trade and economic policy sets off a domino effect which ends in high immigration rates. In seeking to create a favorable investment climate for large corporations, socioeconomic... Topics: David Bacon, immigration, NAFTA, globalization, migration
David Bacon is an author, journalist, broadcaster, and documentary photographer based in northern California. He is an associate editor at Pacific News Service, and has written for Truthout, The Nation, The American Prospect, The Progressive, and the San Francisco Chronicle. His photography has been exhibited widely. His books include "Illegal People: How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants." For 20 years, Bacon was a laborer and union organizer for unions in... Topics: David Bacon, Rag Radio, Thorne Dreyer, Labor Unions, Journalists, Photographers,
Wednesday: The Dignity Campaign challenges proposals coming from Congress and the President on immigration reform. Labor writer David Bacon author of “Illegal People-How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants” is our guest. We continue part two of our in studio “fireside chat” with actor and activist Danny Glover. And on this day to celebrate workers around the world, Selma James women’s rights and anti-racist campaigner challenges organized labor and the... Topics: May Day, Protest, Danny Glover, Haiti, David Bacon, Selma James, Labor
Noted journalist, author, documentary photographer, and long-time labor organizer David Bacon discussed the issues raised in his provocative and heavily-researched article, "How U.S. Policies Fueled the Great Mexican Migration." Now based in California, Bacon was a union organizer for two decades, and today documents the changing conditions in the workforce, the impact of the global economy, war and migration, and the struggle for human rights. His books include "Illegal People:... Topics: Rag Radio, David Bacon, Thorne Dreyer, Journalists, Immigration, NAFTA, Mexico, Labor
California-based writer and photojournalist David Bacon is Thorne Dreyer's guest on Rag Radio. On the show we discuss the current border crisis, the detention of children from Central America, and the way this is being manipulated politically by the Tea Party and the right wing. We also address why people are coming here from Central America, including some history of the role of the U.S. -- from the war, through the sweatshop economy and CAFTA, to the policy of mass deportations that... Topics: Rag Radio, Thorne Dreyer, David Bacon, Immigration Crisis, Central America, U.S. Imperialism
This is the full 4-29-07 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On this episode we cover a controversial ICE (immigration) raid in the Mexican neighborhood of La Villita on Chicago South-West Side, in which agents invaded a busy strip mall with automatic rifles and detained over a hundred Latino shoppers. The episode also includes a speech given in Chicago by labor journalist and activist David Bacon about the relationship between free trade and immigration. Labor Express Radio is... Topics: labor, chicago, justice, workers, unions, rights, work, movement, immigration, immigrants, Mexican,...
Talk Nation Radio for January 7, 2009 David Bacon on How Globalization Creates Immigration and Criminalizes Immigrants TRT: 29:50 music fades 10 Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here if you are a member here or use Radio4all.net and Archive.org. Music by Fritz Heede David Bacon is author of the book, Illegal People: How Globalization Creates Immigration and Criminalizes Immigrantsâ. He documents labor, migration and globalization, and has written for the Nation, The American Prospect, The... Topics: David Bacon, on his book, Illegal People, How Globalization Creates Immigration and Criminalizes...